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The government of India could allow foreign direct investment in India’s ecommerce sector as early as next month, paving the way for global online retailers such as Amazon to expand their business, according to a report published June 4 by Reuters.
The global market is open for business, and many of your competitors are already out there solidifying their localization strategy for online shoppers. If you’re thinking about taking your ecommerce business to the next level, here are a few things to consider.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba plans to pay $250 million for a 10% stake in the Singapore Post, Singapore’s national postal system.
11 Main is looking to take away share from market leaders Amazon.com and eBay by adopting a more disruptive tack vs. the “me too” approach of Japanese operator Rakuten.
Pre-built integration makes it faster and easier for Demandware clients to deploy Bongo’s InternationaleCommerce Solutions.
If you follow the story of Target’s big launch into Canada, you’ll get a lesson in how to do business north of the border – whether you are targeting (no pun intended) an online or bricks-and-mortar customer.
LightInTheBox’s first-quarter increases were driven by the recovery of its wedding business, strong performance from ready-to-wear apparel, as well as the increasing contribution of its mobile commerce business.
The landscape of ecommerce is constantly changing. According to an infographic by CueCommerce, 82% of consumers are shopping online using their laptops, while 10% are using tablets and only 8% are using smartphones. The top five countries of ecommerce spending include: United States, United Kingdom, China, Japan and Belgium.
From the day it launched its ecommerce site three years ago, fashion ecommerce site Modnique set out to sell globally. With a localized .ru version of its ecommerce site, Modnique was able to have success targeting customers in Russia.
Retailers looking to go international often have their eyes set on China in particular. China is, after all, the biggest opportunity for most online merchants. But they need to consider the following.
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